Identify helicopters - Skill - UNITAF Force Manual (FM)




Identify helicopters
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Current Version (101 days ago)

Skill
FM/BS-109.V2.00 - Identify helicopters
Skill

Rapidly identify a helicopter as being:

  • Capable of powered flight
  • Generating lift with one or more horizontally spinning fixed rotors

Those at higher proficiency are able to identify the subclasses as:

  • Utility helicopter: armament is only intended for self defense (e.g. a door gun)
  • Attack helicopter: armament is intended for offensive use (e.g. rocket pods)
US Army AH-64D Apache Gunship

Above: US Army AH-64D Apache Gunship

Published by Sgt Jochem on 05/03/2024 at 18:20

Previous Versions

Skill
FM/BS-109.V1.03 - Identify helicopters
Skill

Rapidly identify a helicopter as being:

  • Capable of powered flight
  • Generating lift with one or more horizontally spinning rotors

Those at higher proficiency are able to identify the subclasses as:

  • Utility helicopter: armament is only intended for self defense (e.g. a door gun)
  • Attack helicopter: armament is intended for offensive use (e.g. rocket pods)
US Army AH-64D Apache Gunship

Above: US Army AH-64D Apache Gunship

Published by Sgt Jochem on 06/01/2024 at 22:31
Skill
FM/BS-109.V1.02 - Identify helicopters
Skill

Able to rapidly identify a helicopter as:

  • Capable of powered flight
  • Generates lift with one or more horizontally spinning rotors

Those at higher proficiency are able to identify the subclasses as:

  • Utility helicopter: armament is only intended for self defense (e.g. a door gun)
  • Attack helicopter: armament is intended for offensive use (e.g. rocket pods)
US Army AH-64D Apache Gunship

Above: US Army AH-64D Apache Gunship

Published by Maj James on 12/12/2023 at 20:33
Skill
FM/BS-109.V1.01 - Identify helicopters
Skill

The criteria for a vehicle to be a helicopter are:

  • Capable of powered flight
  • Generates lift with one or more horizontally spinning rotors

 

Subclasses are:

  • Utility helicopter: armament is only intended for self defense (e.g. a door gun)
  • Attack helicopter: armament is intended for offensive use (e.g. rocket pods)
Published by Sgt Jochem on 23/11/2023 at 19:12
Skill
FM/BS-109.V1.00 - Identify helicopters
Skill

The criteria for a vehicle to be a helicopter are:

  • Capable of powered flight
  • Generates lift with one ore more horizontally spinning rotors

 

Subclasses are:

  • Utility helicopter: armament is only intended for self defense (e.g. a door gun)
  • Attack helicopter: armament is intended for offensive use (e.g. rocket pods)
Published by Sgt Jochem on 19/11/2023 at 00:08
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